Goat Rodeo

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Goat Rodeo

A slang term for a bad meeting. For example, if shareholders spend most of the annual meeting criticizing management and attempting to remove the board of directors, the meeting may be described as a goat rodeo.
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The song arrangements are goat rodeos," says Thile, the young lion of the bluegrass mandolin, whose playing has fueled the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and his current group Punch Brothers, and who collaborated with his multi-music genre hero Meyer on the 2008 album Edgar Meyer And Chris Thile.
The Goat Rodeo Sessions Available October 25, 2011 on Sony Masterworks
13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to a fortuitous "goat rodeo," SONY MASTERWORKS is releasing The Goat Rodeo Sessions , a landmark album project by four of the great instrumentalists in music today, on Tuesday, October 25, 2011.
A goat rodeo, according to Urban Dictionary, "is about the most polite term used by aviation people (and others in higher risk situations) to describe a scenario that requires about 100 things to go right at once if you intend to walk away from it.
Relating it to The Goat Rodeo Sessions participants, all four lead extremely demanding if not chaotic lives in terms of scheduling, at least, making their meeting here, while much desired, still a near goat-rodeo miracle.
The Goat Rodeo Sessions was achieved via a remarkable series of magical recording sessions where the distinguished soloists somehow came together in forming a very real band.
The Goat Rodeo Sessions came about through friendship.
The song arrangements are goat rodeos," says Thile, the young lion of the bluegrass mandolin, whose playing has fueled the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and his current group, The Punch Brothers, and who collaborated with his multi-music genre hero Meyer on the 2008 album Edgar Meyer And Chris Thile.
11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Thanks to a fortuitous "goat rodeo," SONY MASTERWORKS is releasing The Goat Rodeo Sessions, a landmark album project by four of the great instrumentalists in music today, on October 18, 2011.
The Goat Rodeo Sessions, then, is above all a product of the collaborative chemistry and communication between the players working, notes Meyer, toward "a harmonious whole.
And as Thile notes, the four Goat Rodeo riders would never settle for "the least common denominator.
The Goat Rodeo Sessions came about because Ma and Meyer are great friends, who both wanted to work together with Thile and Duncan, who were also longtime friends, Duncan having appeared on the then 12-year-old Thile's first solo album.